Jameel v Wall Street Journal Europe Sprl

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Jameel v Wall Street Journal Europe
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Court House of Lords
Decided 11 October 2006
Citation(s) [2007] 1 AC 359, [2006] 4 All ER 1279, [2006] UKHL 44, [2006] HRLR 41, [2007] Bus LR 291, [2006] 3 WLR 642, [2007] EMLR 2, [2007] EMLR 14, 21 BHRC 471
Case history
Prior action(s) [2005] EWCA Civ 74
Court membership
Judge(s) sitting Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Hoffmann, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Scott of Foscote and Baroness Hale of Richmond

Jameel v Wall Street Journal Europe was a House of Lords judgment on English defamation law. The judgment was an affirmation of Reynolds v Times Newspapers Ltd and effectively upholds a public interest defence in libel cases.

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